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A page within University Marketing & Communications

UWL's News & Marketing unit leads the campus in media relations. News & Marketing prepares and disseminates news and photographs about the institution, its people and its programs to newspaper, radio, TV, online audiences and via university publications.

It also advises faculty, staff and students on media issues and acts as a clearinghouse for all news releases and social media statements

UWL's News & Marketing is also involved in the ongoing development of university media and communications objectives and policy development.

Contact the Director of News & Marketing at 785.6640 or email The News & Marketing staff is always looking for story ideas, particularly those that exemplify one or more of the brand components and lend themselves to outstanding photography.

News & Marketing

Kyle Farris  Profile of Kyle Farris

News & Marketing Director
124 Wing Technology Center

Specialty areas:

Writing and editing, media relations, public information, news and marketing initiatives

Kjerstin Lang  Profile of Kjerstin Lang

Content Marketing Specialist
124 Wing Technology Center

Specialty areas:

Content marketing, writing for web, search engine optimization, editing, and media relations.

Jeffrey Kerkman  Profile of Jeffrey Kerkman

181B Wing Technology Center

Jen Towner  Profile of Jen Towner

181C Wing Technology Center